Awful Movies Wiki:Rules Regarding Video Upload from YouTube

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Whilst we relish any sort of scathing and hilarious reviews about some of the many beloved and detested awful movies out there, we want to keep the amount of videos displayed to a minimum as well retain the integrity of the wiki. Because of this, only videos by YouTube reviewers who meet the following criteria will be displayed on movie pages.

Criteria

  • Must have at least 20k or more subscribers.
  • The channel doesn't consist solely of reaction videos and must have at least one review of a movie.
    • Reaction videos to movies will not be featured on the page. Reaction clips found within the review however is acceptable.
  • Channel must have been active for more than a year exact since its creation.
    • Ie. If the channel was created on January 1st, 2016, it will only be accepted once it's reached January 1st, 2017.
  • Must have at least one video review criticizing a film that's featured on the wiki. Can also be pretending to come off as positive out of irony.

Once the channel meets all of the criteria listed above, it must be then accepted by the admins, but this won't mean it will definitely be accepted depending on the channel's quality of its content and other circumstances. Admins will still monitor videos uploaded despite the rules and they'll still have the duty to delete possible bad quality videos despite being allowed.

Automatic Approval Exceptions

  • Reviews from TV shows which are syndicated nationally in any country which have their reviews featured on YouTube ie. Siskel and Ebert, Mystery Science Theatre 3000, are automatically accepted regardless.
  • Any channel which is part of a network that is mentioned below ie. Film Brain which is a member of Channel Awesome, they will also be automatically accepted regardless of their subscriber count or date of channel creation.
  • Any video uploaded by a channel officially affiliated with the film.
    • Official trailers uploaded by either an official or unofficial affiliate will be featured regardless (does not include fan edited trailers).
    • Videos by unofficial channels which aren't trailers must first meet the criteria above.
  • Any trailer from YouTube channels owned by notable news and pop-culture websites ie. IGN, GameSpot, TIME, Huffington Post, BBC, WhatCulture, Nerdist, etc., will be automatically accepted, but no reviews in the risk that they may be "corrupted".
  • A secondary channel owned by one of the accepted channels listed below will be automatically accepted, but the video featured from that channel must be of a film review.
  • A review by one of the accepted accounts below uploaded as a mirror by a non-affiliated channel is automatically accepted. Ie. JonTron Archive, not officially owned by JonTronShow but kept as a mirror for his reviews.
    • However any other reviews from that channel, unless one of the accepted accounts below, will first need to meet the criteria above and be accepted by the admins.


If you would like to suggest another channel, contact an admin about it and be patient, since the review of an entire YouTube channel will inevitably take several days, if not weeks. The list of the admins is displayed on the main page and in the community messages.

Accepted YouTube accounts

Name Subscriber count (as of Aug. 2019) Channel Creation
Andre "Black Nerd" 703,315 Jul 10, 2007
AngryJoeShow 3,171,019 Oct 3, 2008
Belated Media 228,055 Nov 13, 2010
BennettTheSage 88,724 Apr 25, 2008
Brandon Tenold 99,999 Aug 12, 2014
brutalmoose 580,100 Jun 12, 2010
Caddicarus 647,663 Sep 10, 2011
Chris Stuckmann 1,547,543 Jan 6, 2011
Cinemassacre & The Angry Video Game Nerd 3,060,772 Apr 6, 2006
CinemaSins 8,559,475 Dec 11, 2012
ElectricDragon505 98,758 Oct 16, 2009
FanboyFlicks 135,866 Dec 23, 2010
Film Brain 28,820 Feb 13, 2015
The Film Theorists 7,779,646 May 12, 2014
Geekdom101 632,522 Mar 2, 2015
GoodBadFlicks 229,146 Jun 26, 2006
Good Mythical Morning 15,667,171 Sep 17, 2008
History Buffs 923,135 May 19, 2015
Huérfano Producciones 92,369 May 28, 2008
I Hate Everything 1,972,703 Aug 23, 2013
Jeremy Jahns 1,588,200 Mar 7, 2007
JonTronShow 5,573,420 Aug 31, 2010
Jordan Underneath 129,495 Jan 22, 2013
LarryBundyJr 362,160 Aug 28, 2010
Looper 4,725,322 Nov 24, 2015
Mike Jeavons 133,206 May 8, 2011
Movie Nights 50,376 Feb 26, 2015
Nostalgia Critic & other Channel Awesome channels 1,167,925 Jul 10, 2014
PeanutButterGamer 2,015,844 Jan 16, 2009
PhantomStrider 448,923 Nov 13, 2007
Phelan Porteous 106,815 Feb 26, 2014
ProJared 764,164 Nov 20, 2006
Quinton Reviews 322,380 Aug 1, 2013
Ralphthemoviemaker 555,525 Jul 14, 2008
RebelTaxi 419,667 Nov 3, 2008
RedLetterMedia 1,028,785 Sep 29, 2007
Saberspark 814,063 Sep 18, 2007
Scarfulhu 43,289 Dec 4, 2012
Stoned Gremlin Productions 152,922 Jul 20, 2015
Ace Guru 24,247 Apr 2, 2011
TheMysteriousMrEnter 279,972 Feb 20, 2013
This Exists 353,969 Dec 3, 2013
VICE 11,546,184 Dec 15, 2005
YourMovieSucksDOTorg 939,200 Jun 1, 2010
WatchMojo.com 21,023,168 Jan 25, 2007